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Going Live!

There have been a recent wave of new VuFind instances going live (or public beta): National Library of Ireland, University of Michigan, Wake Forest, Colorado State, York University, London School of Economics, University of Georgia, and more... Great work everyone!

Posted by Andrew Nagy 2009-09-30

VuFind wins Mellon Award

On December 8th, Villanova University was amongst 10 other finalist for the 3rd annual Mellon Award for Technology Collaboration award for the development of VuFind. The award was delivered at the annual CNI Taskforce Meeting in Washington DC. Read the press release for more information: and here is a photo of the Villanova team with Vint Cerf:

Posted by Andrew Nagy 2008-12-18

VuFind 1.0 Release Candidate 1 now available

The first release candidate of the VuFind 1.0 release is now available. This is only a release candidate in preparation of the official 1.0 release. Please take note of the new issue tracking software powered by JIRA

Posted by Andrew Nagy 2008-10-16

Villanova University Library goes Live!

Falvey Memorial Library at Villanova University launched their implementation of VuFind.
You can have a look at:

Posted by Andrew Nagy 2008-08-20

Podcast Interview with Andrew and Chris

PALINET interviews Andrew and Chris on the development of VuFind. Listen to the podcast at:

Posted by Andrew Nagy 2008-06-24

National Library of Australia goes Live!

The NLA has gone into production with VuFind and replaced their existing OPAC. Congrats to the NLA Team! Visit their site:

Posted by Andrew Nagy 2008-05-27

Version 0.8 is now available

We are proud to announce the release of VuFind 0.8.
This release is a much anticipated release due to the refactoring of the index structure. We have a new import tool that will import MARC records much faster. See the documentation for details.

Posted by Andrew Nagy 2008-03-18

Version 0.7 is now available

We are proud to announce the release of VuFind 0.7. This release is chock full of enhancements and new features. There are no major backend changes so an upgrade should be very easy.

Posted by Andrew Nagy 2007-12-12

ALA Midwinter in Philadelphia

Come see VuFind in action in our home town of Philadelphia at the ALA Midwinter Conference in January. We will be sharing booth #318 with PALINET during the Exhibition. We will also be hosting a session on Saturday, January 12th at 10:30am. We hope you will come and see us!

Posted by Andrew Nagy 2007-12-11

2 presentations, 2 conferences, 2 days

Chris and Andrew of the VuFind development team will be presenting at 2 conferences in October. The first presentation will be at the Palinet 2007 Conference in Baltimore on October 29. The second presentation will be at the ExLibris User Group Meeting on October 30 at Rider University in Lawrenceville, NJ just outside of Trenton. We hope to see you there!

Posted by Andrew Nagy 2007-10-24

VuFind Profiled in Smart Libraries Newsletter

Marshall Breeding reports on VuFind in the September 2007 issue of ALA TechSource's Smart Libraries Newsletter. It's great to see Open Source initiatives - especially VuFind - profiled on the front page!

Posted by Andrew Nagy 2007-09-06

Version 0.6 is out the door

The latest version of VuFind has been released - version 0.6. I hope you will enjoy this one, there have been some nice new enhancements and plenty of bug fixes.

Posted by Andrew Nagy 2007-08-16

Roy Tennant Reviews

Roy Tennant, now with OCLC, has blogged a fantastic review of VuFind.

Posted by Andrew Nagy 2007-07-20

VuFind is released as Open Source!

Villanova University announces VuFind, a next generation library catalog, is now freely available as Open Source software.

Posted by Andrew Nagy 2007-07-20